A man was arrested at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Tuesday after he tried to bring a loaded gun onto a plane, the Transportation Security Administration said.

Matthew Crouse, 42, was stopped at a security checkpoint as his carry-on luggage went through an X-ray machine around 9:50 a.m. and found to have a loaded Glock 19 pistol in his possession, Port Authority spokesman Joseph Pentangelo said.

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The gun was loaded with 15 bullets, according to the TSA.

Crouse, of Alexandria, Virginia, was taken into custody by Port Authority Police and charged with second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, according to the Port Authority.

Pentangelo said it did not appear that Crouse had a prior record.